Joel Edgerton to Host ‘Boy Erased’ Australian Premiere

Universal Pictures is thrilled to announce that Joel Edgerton is returning to Sydney to premiere his critically acclaimed new film BOY ERASED. Joel directs, writes, produces and co-stars in this emotional coming-of-age and coming out drama about a young man’s journey to self-acceptance.

Boy Erased stars Academy Award® nominee Lucas Hedges (Manchester By The Sea, Three Billboards) alongside fellow Australian luminaries and Academy Award® winners Nicole Kidman (Big Little Lies, The Hours) and Russell Crowe (Gladiator, A Beautiful Mind) in their first on-screen collaboration.

Boy Erased had its Premiere at the recent Telluride & Toronto Film Festivals garnering universal praise, commending the outstanding performances and Joel Edgerton’s contribution to a vital conversation:

“Boy Erased is a good movie and also an important one, one that might save lives if enough young people find their way to it”
Sasha Stone, TheWrap

“This film has the power to open minds as well as hearts”
Scott Menzel, We Live Entertainment

Joel Edgerton will be attending the Australian Premiere on Monday 15th October (Place TBC), including pre-screening Q&A session hosted by iconic actress, comedian, writer and activist, Magda Szubanski.

BOY ERASED is in cinemas NOVEMBER 8